William J. Arkell Collection 1881-1894

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William J. Arkell Collection, 1881-1894

William J. Arkell Collection 1881-1894

Papers of the American publisher, journalist. One commemorative menu, rest is business and personal correspondence, largely in connection with the , a weekly magazine of wit and humor which began publication in 1881 in New York. Correspondents include August Belmont, James G. Blaine, George W. Childs, Charles A. Dana, Chauncey M. Depew, Joseph W. Drexel, Stephen B. Elkins, Joseph B. Foraker, George Jay Gould, David B. Hill, Collis P. Huntington, Robert Ingersoll, Levi P. Morton, John C. New, Bill Nye, William W. Phelps, Thomas B. Reed, Whitelaw Reid, Samuel Sloan, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and William Kissam Vanderbilt. Judge

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Childs, George W. (George William), 1829-1894

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George W. Childs (1829-1894) was the founder and editor of the Philadelphia Public Ledger and a noted philanthropist. Born in Baltimore, he moved to Philadelphia to work for a bookseller at age fourteen and soon went into business for himself at the age of eighteen. In 1849, he became a partner in the publishing firm of R. E. Petersen & Company, and in 1860 he formed a partnership with the influential publisher J. P. Lippincott. In 1864, he purchased the Philadelphia Public Ledger, in which Anth...

Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920

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Levi Parsons Morton (May 16, 1824 – May 16, 1920) was the 22nd vice president of the United States from 1889 to 1893. He also served as United States ambassador to France, as a US representative from New York, and as the 31st governor of New York. The son of a Congregational minister, Morton was born in Vermont and educated in Vermont and Massachusetts. He trained for a business career by clerking in stores and working in mercantile establishments in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. After rel...

Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893

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James Gillespie Blaine (January 31, 1830 – January 27, 1893) was an American statesman and Republican politician who represented Maine in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1863 to 1876, serving as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1869 to 1875, and then in the United States Senate from 1876 to 1881. Blaine twice served as Secretary of State (1881, 1889–1892), one of only two persons to hold the position under three separate presidents (the other being Daniel Webster), and...

Reed, Thomas B. (Thomas Brackett), 1839-1902

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Thomas Brackett Reed (October 18, 1839 – December 7, 1902), was an American politician from the state of Maine, and was a member of the Republican Party. He was elected to the United States House of Representatives 12 times, first in 1876, and served as Speaker of the House, from 1889–1891 and again from 1895–1899. Occasionally ridiculed as "Czar Reed", he had great influence over the agenda and operations of the House, more so than any previous speaker. He increased the Speaker's power by in...

Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897

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Writer, newspaper correspondent and editor, and Civil War reporter. From the description of Cabinet photograph, 1863 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70971318 Editor of the NEW YORK SUN. From the description of Papers, 1865-1885. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 42584183 American newspaper editor, member of Brook Farm and Assistant Secretary of War. From the description of Papers of Charles A. Dana manuscript], 1844-1895. (U...

Phelps, William Walter, 1839-1894

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William Walter Phelps, lawyer, businessman, Republican politician and diplomat. An active Republican politician and a good friend of James G. Blaine, he represented New Jersey in the Forty-third (1873-1875), Forty-eighth, Forty-ninth, and Fiftieth Congresses (1883-1889). In 1881-1882, he served as United States minister to Austria. In 1888 President Harrison appointed him as one of the commissioners to represent the United States at the Joint Conference on the Samoan Question, which met in Berli...

Gould, George Jay, 1864-1923

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George Jay Gould (1864-1923) was the son of Jay Gould, a financier and railroad executive. From the description of Catalog of the George Jay Gould Collection, 1945. (Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection). WorldCat record id: 713932996 ...

Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910

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David Bennett Hill (1843-1910) was an American politician from New York. He was mayor of Elmira, New York (1892) and shortly thereafter (1893-1895) became lieutenant governor of the state. He served as governor of New York from 1885-1891 and then was elected to the U. S. Senate where he served five years (1892-1897). From the guide to the David B. Hill Papers, 1885-1910, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Epithet: Governor of New York State ...

Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920

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Arkell, W. J. (William J.), 1856-1930

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William J. Arkell (1860-1930) was an American publisher and journalist from Canajoharie, New York. His publishing company, founded by his father, owned and published Judge, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weekly, Demarest Magazine, and other popular American newspapers and magazines of the time. The Judge was a weekly satirical magazine established in 1881 by former artists of the popular weekly Puck . Arkell purchased it in 1885 and used it in part to attack the Democratic a...

Depew, Chauncey M. (Chauncey Mitchell), 1834-1928

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Charles Ranlett Flint (1850-1934) was a financial capitalist, merchant and industrial consolidator. He entered the shipping business and worked for commission merchants in New York City. Popularly known as the "Father of Trusts", he was responsible for many industrial consolidations and mergers. From the guide to the Charles R. Flint papers, 1872-1930, 1885-1915, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Chauncey Mitchell Depew (1834-1928) was a lawye...

Ingersoll, Robert Green, 1833-1899

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Ingersoll: unmarried lawyer in Peoria, Ill. From the description of Letter : Peoria, Ill., to Miss Han Selby, Smithland, Ky., 1859 Sept. 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 41986349 Ingersoll: lawyer, author, lecturer, well-known proponent of agnosticism. Hackley (1837-1905): businessman & philanthropist from Muskegon, Mich. From the description of Letter : New York, [N.Y.], to Mr. [Charles Henry?] Hackley, 1897 July 21. (Abraham L...

Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912

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U.S. politician, historian and newspaper editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cedarville, to Schuyler Colfax, 1863 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 649441349 American newspaperman, editor, diplomat, and historian. From the description of Papers of Whitelaw Reid [manuscript], 1878-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647879858 From the description of Papers of Whitelaw Reid, 1878-1893. (University of Virginia). ...

Drexel, Joseph Wilhelm, 1833-1888.

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Belmont, August, 1813-1890

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American banker and financier, U.S. minister to the Netherlands, and a leading Democratic political leader. At the outbreak of the American Civil War, he vigorously supported the Union and helped raise the first German regiment sent from New York City. Daniel Edgar Sickles was a U.S. Representative from the State of New York (1857-1861 and 1893-1895). From the description of August Belmont letter, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 711208279 Banker and diplomat. ...

New, John C.

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Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1843-1899

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Nye, Bill, 1850-1896

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Nye was a distinguished American journalist, who later became widely known as a humorist. He was also the founder and editor of the Laramie Boomerang. From the description of Bill Nye newspaper articles, 1890-1898, 1935-1971. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26729751 American humorist, journalist and lecturer. From the description of Letters from Bill Nye to Major Pond, 1885-1896. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 19020021 ...

Foraker, Joseph Benson, 1846-1917

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Ohio lawyer and jurist; Ohio governor, 1886-1890; U.S. senator, 1896-1908; brevet captain, 89th Ohio Infantry, Company A, during Civil War. From the description of Letter : Cincinnati, [Ohio], to B[enjamin] H[enry] Grierson, Whipple Barracks, A.T., 1885 Nov. 4. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30607647 Joseph Benson Foraker served as both governor of and U.S. senator for the state of Ohio. Archibald Gracie was the author of a Civil War history enti...

Sloan, Samuel, 1817-1907

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Huntington, Collis Potter, 1821-1900

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Collis P. Huntington was President of the Southern Pacific Railroad at the time this letter was written (1892). He tells his Fresno District Superintendent, James L. Frazier, that he is glad the latter's family is comfortably situated in the Pollaskey house, Fresno. From the description of Huntington correspondence, 1892. (University of the Pacific). WorldCat record id: 36847465 Financier and railroad executive. From the description of Papers of Collis Potter Hun...

Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911

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Stephen B. Elkins was a territorial legislator in New Mexico and later U. S. Senator from West Virginia. From the description of Stephen B. Elkins papers, 1869-1910. (New Mexico State University). WorldCat record id: 501085916 U.S. Senator and Sec. of War. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Elkins, West Virginia, to Harper & Brothers, 1891 Nov. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613971 U.S. senator from West Virginia, U.S. represent...